Optimizing your website to attract new [customers | members | donors]

At Main Street our customers generally fall into two major groups: churches/non-profits, and small businesses. Depending on the client, the main purpose of the website will usually be to attract new customers (small business), new members (churches), or new donors...

Photo booths give a quick, easy social media buzz

Looking for a quick, easy (and inexpensive) way to generate some social media buzz? Try a Photo Booth at your next event. With a simple backdrop and a few inexpensive props you will have a free benefit for your attendees and a painless way to get your fans to share...

Google Chrome browser to start flagging non-SSL websites in July

Starting with the July update, Google’s Chrome browser will start showing “Not secure” beside the address bar on all websites not using HTTPS connections (SSL encryption). Google has been slowly pressuring developers to create more secure websites...

Five steps to better student ministry communications

By Blake Davis The number one need in any church is communication. We need to communicate the Gospel to the lost, spiritual depth to the saved, and how we as a church body are pursuing those goals together. In response, the number one complaint about the church is a...

Latest technology trends of US teenagers

Pew internet released their latest study on Teens, Social Media, and Technology on May 31, 2018. Here are three trends we see in their results: 1. Social media platforms are changing. Facebook is no longer the de facto social media platform for teens. YouTube,...

20 easy ideas to promote your big event on social media

The secret to getting a good response on social media is understanding your followers. People don’t follow you on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram to see another copy of your standard advertising, they follow because they want to see behind the scenes and be...